Resources for Patients and Physicians

The Washington State Medical Association is leading the discussion in Washington state on the importance of conversations between physicians and their patients and giving physicians the tools to help patients make informed health care decisions. The WSMA's Know Your Choices - Ask Your Doctor initiative focuses on getting patients the right care, at the right place, at the right time.

Know Your Choices - Ask Your Doctor consists of three campaigns: Choosing Wisely®, ER is for Emergencies and End-of-Life Resources. Use the sidebar on the left to explore the physician and patient resources available for each.

Introducing Know Your Choices – Ask Your Doctor

The following video offers a brief introduction to the WSMA's Know Your Choices - Ask Your Doctor initiative, winner of the 2013 Profiles of Excellence Awards in the Communications category for outstanding achievement in medical society management, from the American Association of Medical Society Executives.

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